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Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS
Joined the CPSTF: 2016
Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS, is a professor of health policy and administration in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), a fellow of the UIC Institute for Health Research and Policy, and co-lead of the Community Engagement Core for the Illinois Prevention Research Center. She has more than 26 years of experience conducting public health policy research, analysis, and evaluation. She is considered a leading authority on public health policy surveillance and evaluation, and she has supported numerous federal agencies and foundations interested in understanding the variability and impact of public health-related laws and policies at the state, local, or school district level nationwide. She is considered a national expert on the evaluation of laws and policies and their impact on communities, systems, and population health with a particular focus on chronic disease issues including obesity, physical activity, diet and nutrition, tobacco use, and substance use. Dr. Chriqui serves on numerous federal, non-profit, and academic advisory boards and committees focused on the role of policy and environmental factors in effectuating healthier communities. Her work is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Barnard College, Columbia University; an MHS in health policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; and a PhD in policy sciences from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.